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Wessex Group






The very contented attendees of the Wessex Group. Eight members and two guests met at the Scout Hut for their final meeting of the year at their October meeting. The meeting started with what has now become a tradition, a glass of champagne. (Click to enlarge photo)


FEBRUARY AUCTION CATALOGUE with 17 images are on line now. There is something for everyone starting with 1664 and going through to 2019, with a selection of Colonies, Monaco and a variety of adhesives non-adhesives and postal history.

The sixth Rencontres Philatéliques Rennaises, organised by our member André Métayer, will take place at the Espace des deux Rives, 4 allée Georges Palante, 35000 Rennes on  January 25th 2020 from 9.00am to 5.30pm. There are plenty of parking spaces and admission is free. The guest speaker will be Francis Carcenac who will be presenting his collection ‘Autour de septembre 1871, le Port Local’. Further information can be obtained by contacting André by email   or on 00 33 6 64 39 42 49.

THE LONDON GROUP  The next meeting will be on Saturday February 15th 2020 11.00am to 4.00pm at the Calthorpe Arms, 252 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8JR when the invited display will be 'Foreign mail 1580 to 1940', after lunch members are invited to show their own material (any topic). Other dates in 2020 are July 25th and October 24th.

THE WESSEX GROUP will be holding its next meeting on Saturday February 22nd at the Scout Hall, Lower Street, Harnham starting at 10.30am when the display will be ‘The Wounded Soldier’. After lunch, the afternoon will be devoted to members’ displays. Other 2020 meeting dates for your diary: July 18th and October 3rd.

NORTHERN GROUP MEETING will hold its next meeting on Saturday April 4th 2020  at Broom Methodist Church, 195 Broom Lane, Rotherham, S60 3NW from 10.15am to 4.30pm. The day will be devoted to members’ displays on any topic and lunch will be taken at the local pub. Addtional meetings in 2020 are July 11th and October 3rd.

It would help if those planning to attend could let the appropriate convenor know - datails for whom and details of other meetings are here.

VISITORS are most welcome at all meetings - please check with the appropriate convenor before hand to a) confirm time and address and, b) to introduce yourself.